For Job Seekers
Resume and Cover Letter ResourcesResume.com
Build a professional resume backed by research with hundreds of employers. Easily print, download and share your resume instantly with Indeed to easily apply for jobs.Grow with Google – Applied Digital Skills
Utilize Google’s Applied Digital Skills platform to access instructional videos for resume writing and learn how to write your resume.Cultivated Culture
Offers resume templates that incorporate thousands of data points from real recruiters and hiring managers at the world’s best companies—includes Amazon, Facebook, Google and Twitter. These companies worked with Cultivated Culture to design templates that would help you get past the resumeCareer One Stop
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this guide includes sections on resumes, cover letters and interviewing. It can help you write your first resume or analyze the effectiveness of your current one.Career Services at Lorain County Community College
Do you need to prepare for your job search? LCCC Career Services offers job search resources that will allow you to craft a personalized plan for success – to secure your dream career. You can find resume writing tips, cover letter writing tips, networking and social media strategies, job interview preparation tools, job negotiating tips, information about helpful workshops and events to boost your resume and skills. Career experts are available to help you identify your career path, prepare you for job search, and help you land the job that’s right for you. Call today at (440) 366-4076 or email email@example.com to make an appointment.Ohio Means Jobs
Once you register for a free account, you’ll be able to create an employment plan, save jobs, build a resume, and more.
Job Search ResourcesCareer Builder
Search for a job, post a resume, read articles on working life, and peruse the list of employment agencies.Google Job Search
Google’s job search engine pulls listings from all major job board websites, like Career Builder, LinkedIn, Indeed, etc. You can also search directly from Google by typing “jobs near me” and specifying by type of job you’re looking for.Careers.Ohio.Gov
Search and apply for openings with State of Ohio agencies, boards and commissions as well as the offices of state-wide elected officials.Glassdoor
A search engine for jobs that allows you to read anonymous reviews and salaries from current and former employeesIndeed.com
A search engine for jobs. It provides job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages. It also includes information on job market competition, industry employment trends and job trends.LinkedIn
LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 170 industries and 200 countries. You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals.Monster
Worldwide access for all levels in all fields. Search for jobs, post a resume, open your own career management account, and research a featured company.Net-Temps
Net-Temps is a job board for temporary, temp-to-perm and full-time employment through the staffing industry. Membership with Net-Temps is free for jobseekers. Users can search from thousands of new job postings, create a free Job Search Assistant to help find their next job.USAJOBS
The Federal Government’s official employment Search and apply for federal jobs. Learn about unique hiring paths for veterans, students and graduates, individuals with a disability, and more.
Interview ResourcesCareer Services at Lorain County Community College
Do you need to prepare for your job search? LCCC Career Services offers job search resources that will allow you to craft a personalized plan for success – to secure your dream career. Career experts are available to help you identify your career path, prepare you for job search, and help you land the job that’s right for you. Call today at (440) 366-4076 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.Dress for Success
Cleveland’s Dess for Success support your job search process with virtual mock interviews, online career development workshops and access to online training modules to enhance your skills! Call our Client Services Coordinator, Karen Bridges-Draper at 440-552-8802 or email us at DFSC@dressforsuccesscleveland.org.Ohio Means Jobs
OhioMeansJobs offers you a fun and easy way to practice and fine tune your interview skills. Whether you're new to the job market or an experienced professional, we can help you land the right job with a powerful combination of video tutorials and virtual interview practice.United Way's Collect > Sort > Deliver Impact Initiative
An additional resource available for local job seekers is via the United Way’s Collect > Sort > Deliver Impact Initiative through which they distribute attire that would be appropriate to wear to an interview. Whether you are looking for just a pair of pants or an entire outfit, they have clothes and shoes in various sizes and colors for both men and women. The Lorain Public Library System is proud to partner with United Way on this initiative.
To see a sample list of currently available inventory, click here. If you are looking for a size that isn’t listed, please inquire and we can check availability. Once you choose, request and pick up the clothes from either the Main Library or South Lorain Branch, they are yours to keep.
Skill Building ResourcesGoogle’s Grow with Google digital skills program.
Offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.Northstar Digital Literacy
This free set of digital literacy assessments includes self-guided modules, listed in the box below. Closed-captioning is available and screen readers are supported. At the end of each test, the user receives a page of results, which lists the skills that have been mastered and the areas that need improvement.LinkedIn Learning
Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts.Ohio Means Jobs Assessment & Training
Ohio’s free, online career counseling center that connects businesses to job seekers and provides career services to all Ohioans. Access job assessments and the Learning Express to take online courses for job skills, GED, ACT, citizenship, and career test prep such as civil service, air traffic control, allied health and more.Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Benefits NavigatorLorain County Job and Family Services
Learn about the cash, food and medical assistance offered by Lorain County Job and Family Services.Ohio Benefits Eligibility Assessment
This online self-assessment is a quick and easy way to find out if you or your household qualifies for low or no cost health care, help paying Medicare premiums, SNAP (formerly known as food assistance or food stamps) or Cash Assistance. Simply a few short questions. If your assessment indicates that you may qualify, you’ll be able to start your application process.Ohio Legal Help
Provides free information on common legal issues, details about court and other legal forms and referrals to legal aid and bar association referral programs.Ohio-Based Employment Programs
Search countless Ohio employment programs to help you get the training, experience and connections you need to succeed.Ohio Means Jobs Scholarship Finder
Use this simple online form to search over 1.5 million scholarships.Unemployment Benefits
The fastest and easiest way file for unemployment benefits. You can file 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.United Way: First Call for Help
In an effort to increase access to a wide range of health and human services, United Way Services' First Call For Help (FCFH) has developed a web based version of its "Reference" database.
Check Out These Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments!
- Essential Computer Skills - Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows, Mac OS
- Essential Software Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Using Technology in Daily Life - Social Media, Information Literacy, Creative Job Search
Check Out These Gale Tech Courses!
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
- Introduction to Microsoft Word 2019/Office 365 - Learn the foundational skills needed to utilize Microsoft Word 2019 in Office 365. This course will teach you how to create professional-looking letters, reports and documents.
- Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019/Office 365 - This course is perfect for beginners wanting to learn how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint 2019 to create professional presentations.
- Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 - If you work with data of any kind, knowing how to create a spreadsheet is key to effectively managing and organizing information. This course will introduce you to Microsoft Excel 2019 and teach you how to use this powerful software.
- Microsoft Excel - Pivot Tables - Master all the features of Excel pivot tables, including little-known options and settings, layouts, calculated fields, multi- level subtotals, Pivot Charts, Timelines and Slicers.
- Introduction to Microsoft Project 2019/Office 365 - Discover how to effectively plan and implement projects using the world's most popular project management. software, Microsoft Project 2019.
- Introduction to QuickBooks 2019 - This course will introduce you to QuickBooks 2019 and teach you the ins and outs of this widely used accounting software.
- Introduction to Photoshop CS6 - Learn how to use Photoshop CS6, the world's best graphics program for photographers, to edit photos and create original images.